Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact
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Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact

Part No.  35177
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Tarmac Elite Mid-Compact
Overview
Technical Specifications
Geometry
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Whether it's winning the Tour de France or a city-limit sprint, Tarmac is made for racing, with its powerful acceleration and razor-sharp handling. The Elite features Shimano 105 components plus Fulcrum wheels, keeping the performance and durability up and the cost down.
  • FACT IS 8r carbon frame with tapered head tube and elliptical seatstays is race-ready stiff and fast without sacrificing compliance
  • The FACT carbon fork is light, stiff, and compliant with a tapered steerer
  • Adjustable four-position oversized alloy stem with 31.8mm bar clamp for strength and versatile positioning
  • Smooth, precise Shimano 105 STI shifters are renowned for their race-ready performance and exceptional value
  • Specialized BG Romin Comp features a shaped profile for max power and hollow Cr-Mo rails for durability
  • FACT carbon Comp seatpost helps absorb road vibrations but remains stiff and efficient

Technical Specifications

DRIVETRAIN
CHAIN New Shimano Tiagra 10-speed
BOTTOM BRACKET OS integrated, sealed bearings
CRANKSET FSA Gossamer BB30
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano 105 STI, 10-speed
CASSETTE Shimano 105, 10-speed, 11-28t
CHAINRINGS 52/36
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano 105
WHEELS
REAR WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 6
INNER TUBES Lightweight, presta
FRONT TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
REAR TIRE Specialized Turbo Elite w/BlackBelt protection, 100 TPI, aramid bead, 700x23c
FRONT WHEEL Fulcrum Racing 6
COCKPIT
SADDLE Body Geometry Romin Comp, hollow Cr-Mo rails
TAPE Specialized S-Wrap, w/ gel
SEATPOST Specialized Comp carbon, 27.2mm
STEM New CompSet 6061 alloy, cone head bolt, 12-degree, 4-degree shim 31.8mm
HANDLEBARS New Specialized Tarmac Comp, alloy
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE Shimano 105
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105 STI
REAR BRAKE Shimano 105
ACCESSORIES
PEDALS Nylon flat test ride, loose ball, w/ reflectors
FRAMESET
HEADSET 1-1/8"" upper and 1-1/2"" lower Cr-Mo cartridge bearings integrated w/ headset, 20mm cone spacer, w/ 20mm of spacers
SEAT BINDER Forged alloy, 32.6mm
FORK Specialized FACT carbon, full monocoque, OS race for 1-1/2"" bearing
FRAME Specialized FACT 8r carbon, FACT IS construction, compact race design, 1-1/2"" lower bearing, OSBB

Geometry

Geometry Chart

Tarmac - Geometry

  490 520 540 560 580 610
Stem Length 75mm 90mm 100mm 100mm 110mm 110mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 172.5mm 172.5mm 175mm 175mm
Handle-Bar Width 400mm 420mm 420mm 420mm 440mm 440mm
Reach 386mm 386mm 387mm 395mm 402mm 408mm
Wheelbase 970mm 970mm 981mm 989mm 1007mm 1019mm
Stack 504mm 526mm 543mm 564mm 591mm 612mm
Seat-Tube Length, B-B Center to Top 460mm 490mm 510mm 530mm 550mm 580mm
Head-Tube Length 100mm 120mm 145mm 170mm 205mm 230mm
Top-Tube Length, Horizontal 518mm 537mm 548mm 565mm 582mm 600mm
Front-Center 576mm 576mm 586mm 594mm 610mm 618mm
Head-Tube Angle 72.25° 73° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
Fork Rake 45mm 45mm 45mm 43mm 43mm 43mm
Trail 62mm 57mm 57mm 56mm 56mm 53mm
Stand-Over Height 730mm 755mm 775mm 795mm 826mm 850mm
Chain-Stay Length 405mm 405mm 405mm 405mm 407mm 410mm
Seat-Tube Angle 75.5° 74° 73.5° 73.25° 73° 72.5°
B-B Drop 71.5mm 71.5mm 69mm 69mm 67.5mm 67.5mm
Seat-Post Length 300mm 300mm 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm

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